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Development of a Novel Electronic Nose Assembly for the Detection and Deletion of Fungi in North-East Region of India

International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 11 - Article 4
Year of Publication: 2011
Subhash C Arya
Anurag Agarwal
Dileep Kumar
Jean Simon Kharkongor

Subhash C Arya, Anurag Agarwal, Dileep Kumar and Jean Simon Kharkongor. Development of a Novel Electronic Nose Assembly for the Detection and Deletion of Fungi in North-East Region of India. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference and workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology (ICWET) (11):21-25, 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Subhash C Arya and Anurag Agarwal and Dileep Kumar and Jean Simon Kharkongor},
	title = {Development of a Novel Electronic Nose Assembly for the Detection and Deletion of Fungi in North-East Region of India},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference and workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology (ICWET)},
	year = {2011},
	number = {11},
	pages = {21-25},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper reports about design and development of a novel mobile electronic nose assembly, which is an inspection cum controlling system. It is used to detect and control the fungi growth. The Model is tested in North-Eastern (Shillong) Region of India. The diseases like Aspergillosis, mucor amphibiorum, penicillium marneffei and hypersensitivity pneumonic are caused due to long term exposure of Aspergillus Sp., Mucor Sp. and Penicillum Sp. fungi which causes severe breathing problem, bleeding lungs, cancer and even death . The developed system can be used in the room/laboratory/library or any closed environment in which the fungal growth control is needed to prevent the spread of fatal diseases.


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